When Magic Fails

October 2021 Feature Arthur Clarke, the British futurist who co-wrote the 2001: A Space Odyssey film, once remarked that “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic” (a formulation now known as “Clarke’s Third Law”). Writing in 1973, Clarke...

Christianity and Economics

September 2021 Feature Economics is all about self-interest, markets, and relentless growth. Christianity is about love, sacrifice, and community. The two have nothing in common—or so the story goes. This article will attempt to very briefly address several...

The Mission of God’s People Today

August 2021 Feature For many of us, ‘missions’ means going overseas to do good works and to reach out to people who do not yet know Jesus Christ. Now, during the pandemic, since overseas travel is severely curtailed and will be for some time, does that mean that we...

A Message from the Book of Revelation

July 2021 Feature The last book of the Bible is commonly known in English as the “book of Revelation” or in the Greek Bible as the “Apocalyse of John”. However, the original title was its opening line “The revelation of Jesus Christ” (1:1), which, in fact, more...